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Musings On Color

Crash, fast to slow

A few nights ago I watched a movie called Crash. It takes place in LA and connects the lives of several characters who seem to have no association. Throughout the film we see certain characters change from hate filled to loving and vice versa. It shows us that we are all reacting and doing what […]

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Musings On Color Sports

Shut up and Dribble

In 2018 Fox News host Laura Ingram told LeBron James to “shut up and dribble” after he criticized the president. This sparked the debate, should athletes use their platforms to express opinions on political and social issues. Outspoken athletes have been a part of American sports for decades; and are now seen as heroes. In […]

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Musings On Color

Good Trouble

I remember the first time I got the opportunity to vote. It was 2014 and I was finally able to submit my ballot. I remember talking to my Dad and asking him who was important in this election; his response was “Google John Lewis.” His was a name you always heard about in Atlanta, but […]

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Changes in 2020

Thus far 2020 has been the most remarkable year of many of our lives, and it gets crazier by the day. From the COVID-19 pandemic, to massive Black Lives Matter protests and pre-election drama, every week feels more intense than the last. Everyone is exhausted from the insane pace of change this year has offered […]

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On Color

What about the mixed kid?

I’ve always been between cultures. My mother is German (like from Germany, I have a passport and am fluent in German… none of this third generation stuff) and my father is black; this has put me in a strange position my whole life because my experience growing up was nothing like most of my peers. […]